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Omnilert Unveils Third Generation of AI Visual Gun Detection System


Omnilert unveils third generation of AI visual gun detection system

February 21, 2024SSN Staff

LEESBURG, Va. – Omnilert, a provider of active shooter solutions, announced the release of its third-generation AI visual gun detection system, featuring significant advancements. According to the company, Omnilert Gun Detect now protects hundreds of schools, universities, hospitals, retail and commercial buildings, and other organization facilities and campuses around the country. The enhancements made in this new release improves hardware efficiency, enterprise management and gun detection...

Active Shooter, Chris Grollnek, Dave Fraser, Gun Detection, Omnilert, Omnilert Gun Detect

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News and Notes

Was Umpqua's mass notification system working?

October 7, 2015Amy Canfield

The mass notification systems at Umpqua Community College in Oregon may have failed when a gunman killed nine people and injured another nine on the campus, according to a newspaper account. The Oregonian/Oregon Live reported that three associate professors said they did not receive a notification on their computers, and two of them said that, even being enrolled in campus alert system, they did not receive any text messages as promised under the system. They said they did receive one warning “sent...

Active Shooter, mass notification, Security Systems News (SSN), Umpqua Community college

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General News

Police chief gives Panic Button 'rave' review

August 22, 2014Amy Canfield

MILFORD, Mass.—Milford Police Chief Tom O'Loughlin looked at a number of systems to give him and his force better, faster emergency contact with local schools. Having had “great success” in his town of 27,000-plus with Rave Mobile Safety's Smart911 and SmartPrepare, he opted for the Rave Panic Button. All school staff members will have the mobile app on their cell phones. Training for school staff and officers will take place this fall “and then we'll be...

Active Shooter, Massachusetts, Milford, Police Chief Tom O’Loughlin, Rave Mobile Safety, Rave Panic Button, school security, Smart911, SmartPrepare, Todd Piett

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Also Noted

American Alarm hosts seminar on combatting active shooters

November 21, 2013SSN Staff

ARLINGTON, Mass.—More than 40 school and business leaders took part in American Alarm's “Keeping our Communities Safe” seminar last month, the company announced. Led by public safety officers from Winchester, Mass., the free seminar shared the latest best practices for active shooter situations, according to the release. “For years, we put people in lockdown and told them to sit on the floor and stay quiet,” said Fire Captain Rick Tustin, in a prepared statement....

Active Shooter, American Alarm, emergency preparedness

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